WHAT IS REAL GURU SEVA?

WHAT IS REAL GURU SEVA?

Śrīla Gurudeva instructed, “If you desire bhakti, you must follow the orders and advice of Śrī Guru. Guru-vāṇī and bhagavad-vāṇī are the same. The Rāmāyaṇa states (Ayodhyā-kāṇḍa 22.9): ājñā gurūṇāṁ hy avicāraṇīyā Guru’s order must be followed without any doubt or...
WHY SHOULD WE CHANT 64 ROUNDS?

WHY SHOULD WE CHANT 64 ROUNDS?

Sriman Mahāprabhu instructs, “In this world there are two types of jīvas, one is the conditioned soul and one is a sādhaka. Sādhakas are of two types, one is vaidhi-marga follower and one is rāgānugā. The sādhaka of vaidhī is like a prisoner; by force they follow the...
WHY HAVE YOU LOST YOUR GURUDEVA?

WHY HAVE YOU LOST YOUR GURUDEVA?

O Kuru-nandana, the intelligence of those who are on this path of bhakti is resolute and one-pointed, but the intelligence of those who are averse to bhakti is many-branched and inconclusive. A materialistic businessman is one-pointedly focused on his business. Why...
WHY ARE PEOPLE AFRAID OF SADHUS?

WHY ARE PEOPLE AFRAID OF SADHUS?

Srila Gurudeva taught us that remembering Hari, Guru and Vaiṣṇavas is our sādhana, bhakti, and our bhajana. Despite our carrying out all kinds of other practices, if we forget this one thing, then we are extremely unfortunate. We must pray to never forget Hari, Guru...